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Deman v (1) Victoria University of Manchester (2) Stark (3) Turley - Tribunal must consider making order for costs in appropriate circumstances and its discretion is not restricted by the terms in which any application for costs is made [2008] EAT

Mr Deman's claims of race discrimination were dismissed, and the University and two professors who had been named respondents applied for costs. They limited the costs sought in their Schedule to £10,000 (well below the true figure). The employment tribunal concluded that Mr Deman had "been guilty of vexatious conduct, abusive conduct and disruptive conduct; at times it was scandalous and at all times it was unreasonable". It ordered him to pay the cost of the proceedings, limited to £8000. Mr Deman appealed.

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